Abelia grandiflora Tricolour Charm (R)
Abelia grandiflora Tricolour Charm (R)
Abelia grandiflora Tricolour Charm (R)
Abelia grandiflora Tricolour Charm (R)
Abelia grandiflora Tricolour Charm (R)
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Abelia grandiflora 'Tricolour Charm' (R)

Tricoloured leaves and perfumed flowers make this shrub a garden must-have
  • A long-flowering, semi-evergreen shrub that looks fabulous in a mixed border
  • Tricolour foliage in shades of green, cream and pink, tinged with yellow in spring
  • Perfumed white flowers appear from July and last well into September
  • Easy to grow and perfect for growing in a pot on the terrace or balcony in a sunny, sheltered position
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting

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A long-flowering, semi-evergreen shrub that looks fabulous in a mixed border, Abelia 'Tricolour Charm' (R) has attractive, glossy, multi-coloured leaves and fragrant white flowers.

Ideal for a cottage-style garden, this shrub is remarkable due to its tricolour foliage in shades of green, cream and pink, tinged with yellow in spring. Its perfumed white flowers appear from July and last well into September.

Compact in habit, Tricolour Charm forms a neat shrub that is perfect for growing in a pot on the terrace or balcony in a sunny, sheltered position. Easy to grow and hardy to -12°C, it's best grown in the shelter of a wall or towards the back of a border to encourage it to hang on to its leaves.

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting.

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Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting.

Plant Care Information

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

Although hardy, Tricolour Charm is best planted in a sheltered position to encourage it to retain its gloriously coloured leaves through the colder months.

Care Information

  • Planting Advice for Abelia grandiflora Tricolour Charm (R):
    Best grown in well-draining soil in full sun or partial shade - a minimum of 6 hours sun is needed for the best foliage colour.
  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well-rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot then refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball and water well.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.


 

Aftercare advice for Tricolour Charm:

  • Water regularly until established.
  • Feed with a general-purpose fertiliser in spring


 

Pruning Advice for Abelia:

  • Prune your abelia in March-April to the desired size, or to keep it compact and dense. Remove any branches that are damaged, dead or misplaced.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
150 cm
150 cm
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